Everything you ever wanted to know about Chef Richard Blais

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Renowned chef, cookbook author, Top Chef judge and possible upcoming movie star Richard Blais is a man of many interests, but food is, of course, what he's known for.

And food is, of course, what we wanted to chat with him about when we sat down with him at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Colorado.

Not only is Blais remarkable in the kitchen -- it turns out, he's pretty fantastic on camera, too. Answering our rapid fire ("Blais-ing fast," he liked to call them) questions with ease and energy, the chef revealed some fun, funny details about himself we certainly never knew!

Check out some of our favorite fun facts and watch our Facebook Live interview with him below!

Favorite foodie city: San Francisco

Greatest chef inspiration: Christina Tosi and Mario Batali

Favorite thing to cook: Pasta

Go-to sad food: Soft serve ice cream

Guilty pleasure: "A big ol' greasy cheeseburger with some bacon on it"

Spirit animal: Lion

Dream: To be on the TV show Naked and Afraid

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Richard Blais' 60-Second Deviled Chicken Salad Stuffed Avocados
Richard Blais' 60-Second Deviled Chicken Salad Stuffed Avocados

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